Sophie, Tsz Wun, Hannah, and Erica are our April Gryphons of the Month!
A blog for Meadowridge School and the educational community.
Devyani McLaren '17 shares how research, volunteerism, learning and new experiences have helped shape an unforgettable undergraduate career.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the world in many ways. There has been an increasing interest in pursuing a career related to medicine. While many direct-entry medicine programs ask applicants about real-life care-setting experiences, our students have found it very difficult to gain experience during this time. The popular VolunTEEN program with local hospitals has been put on pause, and volunteering opportunities at seniors’ houses are inaccessible.
While there has been much in the news lately about smaller or less recognizable US institutions being hit hard financially from the pandemic – from a decline in applications to lost revenue sources from things like athletics and housing – selective institutions have experienced the opposite.
Daily outdoor recess and classes and clubs teach students to watch the weather and come prepared, tasks which are now much easier and more visible thanks to a new, on-campus resource – a weather station!
Investigating art as a way of living, a way of expression, and a means to understand the world, Grade 11 Spanish students had the unique opportunity to interview Sonia Higuera, a graphic designer and contemporary artist from Cantabria, northern Spain.
There are many common myths today about post-secondary planning, especially for the US-minded students. We would like to clarify a few of these myths and help our families be more informed.
After a highly successful canned food drive – elementary school students donated 2,620lbs of canned goods! – Grade 4 classes began planning the next way to help...
A Look into the Current Standardized Testing Policies for US Admissions
Grade 4 students had an ambitious goal, and they knew it would take the entire elementary school to help them achieve it. During a weeks-long campaign, students delivered speeches and wrote letters and plastered posters around the school, all with one big call to action for their peers: let’s build a wall against hunger!
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